DP Library News: April 2017

The following is a list of programs and events for April 2017. All events are held in the Community Room unless otherwise noted. Walk-ins are welcome.
These events are for children accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
Toddler Storytime, April 4, 11, 18 and 25 – 10:00 to 10:30 a.m. For children 18-35 months.
Stay and Play, 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. For children of all ages.
Preschool Storytime, April 4, 11, 18, and 25 – 11:00 a.m. For preschoolers.
These events are for children of all ages with a parent or caregiver. School’s Out Celebration, Tuesday through Thursday, April 4-6 – 1:00 to 2:20 p.m. Celebrate Spring break with a different activity each day.
Lego Club, April 12 – 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. All Legos and Duplos provided.
Earth Day Storytime, April 19 – 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Join Miss Maggie for a special afternoon storytime. There will be stories, songs, and an activity after.
Stories and a Snack Storytime, April 22 – 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Listen to fun stories all about hugs and kisses with Ms. Kasey. A snack and juice will be served after.
PJ Storytime with the Sunshine Readers, April 24 – 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Children of all ages will love the Sunshine Readers! Wearing pajamas is encouraged. Cookies and water will be served.
Family Gaming, April 26 – 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Families and children of all ages can compete in traditional board games and learn new video games.
Read to a Dog, April 5 and April 18 – 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. These special therapy dogs love listening to stories. Make a dog happy and read to it.
Crazy 8’s Club, April 6, 13, 20, and 27 – 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. This class is for school age children, grades 3 5. Enjoy different hands-on activities every week. Registration required.
Teen Advisory Council, April 3 – 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Teens, 12-17, tell us what you want from the library. Snacks are provided.
Teen Time, April 10 and 17, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Teens 12-17, join us for a different activity every week.
Adult Coloring Club, Fridays – 10:00 to 12:00 noon. Bring out your inner artist while surrounded by books and good company. All materials provided. Free. No registration required. Held at the adult tables.
Computer Class, April 5, 12 and 19 – 9:00 to 10 a.m. Learn basic computer skills with a free, three-part, handson class. Registration is required by visiting or calling the library.
Write On! Writer’s Group, April 4 and 18 – 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Writers of all levels and genres are invited to meet on the first and third Tuesday each month to share and critique their work. April 4 meeting features author Robert Manolakas speaking about self-publishing on Amazon. Free. No registration required.
Travel Club, Sunday, April 2 – 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. Join us for our inaugural meeting of the Dana Point Library Travel Club. Road Scholar Ambassador, Jill Swaim, will lead our first meeting. Walk-ins are welcome!
Foreign Film, Sunday, April 23 – 3:00 to 4:45 p.m. A taxi driver living with his mother offers his services to a petty criminal in order to pay for his mother’s costly rehab treatment. Call the library for the movie title. Walk-ins are welcome!
Seaside Book Club, April 24 – 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Join us every fourth Monday of the month. Registration is not required.
For a list of featured titles call the library at (949) 496-5517. Copies of the current selection are available at the service desk.
—Karla Sanders

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